Meet the Team

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Dean – Owner/Tour Guide

Favorite Wine: Pinot Noir

After 28 years service in the Royal New Zealand Navy a move to Marlborough and the relaxing lifestyle was well deserved.  Dean and Jess recently took over Marlborough Wine Tours to enjoy the best of what the Marlborough lifestyle has to offer.  Dean is heavily involved in the local rugby community and he’s not a wine snob – any wine will do to enjoy with great company, food and entertainment.

Phil – Tour Guide

Favourite Wine – has to be Pinot Gris

Phil has just joined our team in December 2017.  He’s a true blue Marlboroughian and has a vast knowledge of the history of the area which he will love to share with him clients along the way.  With his own unique sense of humour and great way with people we look forward to Phil getting great reviews from his clients.

April – Tour Guide

April has been a taxi driver on and off for years, and she has great local knowledge and is really enjoying the people contact that being a tour driver has to offer.


Ernie – Tour Guide

Ernie has just recently joined the team.  He is a retired School Principal who has a wealth of local and national knowledge and a really relaxed style of imparting it.  He is a real asset to the team.


Errol – Tour Guide

Errol is also a retired School Principal with many strings to his bow.  He has great knowledge about wine and loves getting out and about meeting new people.